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Metlako Landslide!

The buzz in hiking circles over the past few weeks has been the massive cliff collapse at iconic Metlako Falls on Eagle Creek. While the falls, itself (and the gorgeous surrounding amphitheater that also includes 100-foot Sorenson Creek Falls) was not affected by the collapse, the cliff-edge viewpoint that countless hikers have visited over the decades is now only a memory. 1,724 more words

Natural History

2,650 Miles, 166 Days Later

Written and Edited at Home

Greetings from Iowa City, Iowa! It is surreal to be walking on these familiar streets again, yet here I am, minus a heavy backpack and no seemingly straight-forward trail to follow. 1,783 more words

Lost Cove and Eagle Creek Trails, July 21, 2016

I’m back in the Smokies to tackle a section of the park I’ve been dreading for years — the network of trails on the western end of Fontana Lake. 2,194 more words

Great Smoky Mountains National Park